The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
England / South West
Rank - 237 231
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.091% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.094% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Median salary - £70,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +71.77%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £58,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +30.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4820 5325 5868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.63% 97.26% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 4551 4970
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured QA Manager in the job title.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in the South West

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, QA Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA